Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Crash on 880 Freeway and Highway 237
MILPITAS (August 30, 2018) – A motorcyclist was seriously injured after a traffic collision on the 880 Freeway and Highway 237 connector ramp Thursday afternoon, according to California Highway Patrol dispatch team.
The accident was reported 6:17 p.m., just south of Dixon Landing Road.
CHP received a call about a black motorcycle and a vehicle collided near the eastbound Highway 237 and the northbound 880 Freeway transition road.
Fire department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and found the bike down in the center divider and the rider lying in the No. 2 lane.
Motorcycle Crash on 880 Freeway and Highway 237 Transition
The motorcyclist was transported to the hospital to be treated for major injuries. The name and condition of the patient at this time remained unknown.
Meanwhile, the dispatch mentioned that the victim collided with a white truck but later indicated that motorcycle was hit by a gray van. Officials did not specify how many vehicles were actually involved in the wreck.
The Nos 1 and 2 lanes were closed as a result of the incident, but all lanes were reopened an hour after. The investigation is ongoing.
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A forensic examination of both the motorcycle and the vehicle(s) involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will help investigators determine which party ultimately caused the accident. Authorities will thoroughly look into how fast each driver was going, whether or not alcohol or drugs played a role, whether or not there were any mechanical issues with either the bike or the car(s), and whether or not one of the drivers involved was distracted or did not yield to the right of way motorist. The investigation will also consist of looking at measurements of evidence left by the motorcycle or the vehicle(s) such as point of impact, their final resting positions, skid marks, and gouge marks.
A victim of a traffic collision has the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the negligent individual, seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
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